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London faces ‘reverse brain drain’ as housing costs mount

Workers could quit London in their droves in the future as many struggle to pay rocketing housing costs, according to new research commissioned by global construction consultancy Turner & Townsend and...

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The time is right for overnight Tube journeys

London First has welcomed the announcement that 24-hour 'Night Tube' services at weekends will begin operation from 12 September 2015, transforming night time journeys across London for millions of...

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Authentic and inspirational leadership with John Amaechi OBE

John Amaechi OBE, the New York Times best-selling author and former NBA basketball player, has been described as a ‘thought-leader, change-agent, rock star, witty and wise, provocative and...

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World Cities Conference is days away

London First’s inaugural World Cities Conference, which will look at how best to make cities safer, smarter, and more resilient is just around the corner. Over 130 organisations are taking part...

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Thames Tideway Tunnel gets the green light

The Government last week gave the go-ahead to Thames Water to start building a new ‘super sewer’ which will tackle sewage pollution in the River Thames. The 25km tunnel will run underground...

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